Putin grants visa-free travel to Russia for foreign participants of major events
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree permitting visa-free access to Russia for foreign nationals who participate in sportive, cultural, scientific or business events. The relevant decree has been posted on the official Internet portal of legal information.
The decree grants foreign nationals access to the country "by presenting a valid identity card recognized in Russia and an accreditation card issued by the organizer of an event."
The government is making up a list of events which participants are granted access to Russia in line with this procedure.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.